bomb threats

File photo of the outside of a courthouse. (Photo by PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Threats Phoned To 17 Ore. Courthouses

Courthouses and government offices across Oregon were evacuated Monday following bomb threats that resembled similar incidents in other states this month, authorities said.


Federal Courthouse in Seattle (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Several Courthouses Throughout State Receive Bomb Threats

Authorities say eight county courthouses around the state received bomb threats, forcing evacuations and police searches.

CBS Seattle–11/16/2012